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2014

What to expect during due diligence: One investor's 12 steps

Healthcare investor Lisa Suennen laid out her 12 steps of due diligence at the Energizing Health: Houston event last week and gave entrepreneurs an idea of what to expect as they get to know investors and determine whether they're a good match.

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Deanna Pogorelc
on Oct. 14, 2014
Category:  Growth 
Fundraising in Digital Health

In this e-book, you'll gain insight on fundraising tactics from five digital health entrepreneurs.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 14, 2014
Category:  Creation 
How to use the process of elimination to find your best business model

As Alejandro Foung and his colleagues at the mental health startup Lantern worked on their business model, they found themselves using the process of elimination.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 14, 2014
Category:  Creation  Ideation 
How to tell your digital health startup's story in 3 minutes or less

Communicating the essence of your startup in two, three or even five minutes may seem impossible, but as pitch contests and accelerator demo days continue to multiply, it's an important skill for an entrepreneur to have.

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Deanna Pogorelc
on Oct. 13, 2014
Category:  Growth 
What are market forces?

As one of the four building blocks of the Business Model Canvas to help you make your business more responsive to the outside world, the term "market forces" refers to everything related to the customer segments you've included in your business model.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 13, 2014
Category:  Growth 
The cardinal rule of due diligence for startups: Don't ever lie

A little exaggeration on your resume could put more than your career at risk if you're an entrepreneur; it could put your company's chances of success on the line.

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Deanna Pogorelc
on Oct. 10, 2014
Category:  Growth 
Definition: Patient safety

Broadly considered, safety and quality issues are reported at low rates in healthcare organizations.

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Brian Lang
on October 08, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Why entrepreneurs have to ‘kiss a lot of toads’

Kit Check, a startup that expedites the process of refilling hospital medication kits, went through its Series A round last year. Finding the right partner was paramount.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 07, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What are customer segments?

As one of nine building blocks of the Business Model Canvas, customer segments are the people and/or organizations for whom you're creating value.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 06, 2014
Category:  Growth 
From patient portals to a digital healthcare experience

When it comes to the digital experience, healthcare is lagging.

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Brian Lang
on October 02, 2014
Category:  Ideation